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Commentary (World Leadership and United States Energy Battle) #46787

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 04, 1977
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(Studio) Reporter notes own attempts to list 10 greatest or most influential leaders of 20th century; those listed for 1st 50 years are Lenin, Stalin, Wilson, Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Churchill, Gandhi and Mao Tse-tung. Reasons for not adding de Gaulle and Martin Luther King to list cited. Comment on lack of world leaders in recent years, using United States energy plan battle as example United States and Sweden compared, in use of oil and standard of living. Comment of columnist RusseilBaker with regard to acronym for Carter's moral equivalent of war noted.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Smith, Howard K.

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